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Water Basin (Jian)

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

Eastern Zhou dynasty (770–256 B.C.), first half of 5th century B.C.

Artist:

China
probably from southern Shanxi or northern Henan province

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Title

Water Basin (Jian)

Origin

China

Date

Artist's working dates 450 BCE–400 BCE

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

Overall with handles: 29.5 ×73 × 59.5 cm (11 5/8 × 28 3/4 × 23 7/16 in.); H: 29.5 × diam. 59.5 cm (without handles) (11 5/8 × 23 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Lucy Maud Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1930.704

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